What is Psychoneuroimmunology?
the study of the brain, nervous and immune system
Two keys contributors to death among Americans?
Obesity and Tobacco
When we setting Goals , SMART means?
- S: Specific
- A: Attainable
- R: Realistic
- T: Time Specific
When we make a personal contract, what it should include?
- - Start Day
- - Steps you are taking to measure progress
- - Finish date
- - Strategy
How many hours is healthy to sleep?
Name four relaxations techniques
- - meditation
- - Yoga
- - Listen music
- - Mowing the grass
characteristics of friendship are?
- - Trustworthy
- - Support
- - Forgiveness
Keys to good communication are
- - Self disclosure
- - Listening
- - Feedback
What is heterosexual?
The person who likes opposite sex gender
What is homosexual?
The person who likes same sex gender
What is commercial sex?
What is cybersex?
Sexting, erotic interaction over the internet( Viral sex)
what is an addiction?
It's a habit out of control
what is cancer?
It's abnormal , uncontrolled multiplication of cells
what is a benign tumor?
It's a tumor not cancerous
What is a malign tumor?
It's a tumor capable of spreading
If a cancer has metastizzed it has what?
it has spread from one part of the body to another
when someone has cancer and its on remission what it means?
The signs of the disease is under control
what is stress, and how do you manage it?
- - A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
- - I like to manage stress working out and playing sports
What is the body largest organ?
what is alcohol poisoning?
drinking large amounts of alcohol in short period of time and raises BAC to lethal range
What is cirrhosis ?
It's a disease when the liver is severe damaged by alcohol or other toxins
How you can tell someone become an alcoholic?
- - drinking alone
- - drinking off time
- - getting drunk more often
- - vodka is their water (lol)
The immune system can be thought of as two systems aide:
- - innate is born with it
- - adaptive , develop over time
What is epidemic?
It's a rapidly spreading disease or health condition
What is pandemic?
It's widespread epidemic
What is Pneumonia?
Inflammation of the lungs
It's an infection of brain membranes in the spinal cord
A Chronic bacteria infection that usually infects the lungs
What is a tick born infection?
Lyme disease , rocky mountain and spoiled fever
name two bacterial infections
- - urinary tract infection
Most contagious diseases are caused by?
How can you support your immune system?
- - Exercise
- - Eating
- - Sleep
- - Hand washing
what does STD mean?
sexually transmitted disease
Human immunodeficiency virus
The virus that causes AIDS ?
what is AIDS?
Acquire immunodeficiency syndrome , generally fatal , incurable and sexually transmitted
A form of cancer characterized by purple/brown lesions, associated with HIV? AIDS
Name three ways to prevent AIDS?
- - Use a new condom every time you have sex.
- -Consider the drug Truvada.
- - Tell your sexual partners if you have HIV.
- - Use a clean needle.
- - If you're pregnant, get medical care right away.
- - Consider male circumcision.
What is the most prevalent bacterial in the USA?
In the US rated of ______ are highest among adolescents and young adults
what is HPV?
Human papallova virus- precursor to cancer in mouths, anus, etc
Pelvic inflammation disease
infection in the vagina, uterus and pelvic cavity
How long is an adult's intestine?
The digestive process starts in the
The livers role is to
turn food to water
When they reach the stomach, mashed u food particles mix with
Bile is made in the
What does the digestive system do
breaks down and handles food
your food can spend up to this long in the small instestines
What tube moves food from the back of your throat to the stomach
Which organs help with the absorption of nutrients
pancreas, liver, gall bladder
The large intestines measure about
10 feet long
In general you should see a physician for symptoms you would describe as
- a. Severe pain
- b. major injuries
- c. unexplained weight loss
- d. numbness
Non-drug options are often easy and inexpensive name 6
- 1. Netty pot
- 2. Ice packs
- 3. chicken Noodle soups
- 4. essential oil
- 5. clear liquids
- 6. sleeping
Self-Medicating with over the counter drugs, what are 4 things you need to be aware of to medicate safely
- 1. Proper dosage
- 2. Know what the drug is for
- 3. Drugs interactions
- 4. checking expiration date
What is CAM practitioner?
- - Complementary
- - Alternative
- - Medicine
Name 5 CAM therapies
- 1. Tai chi
- 2. Meditation
- 3. Acupuncture
- 4. Bio feedback
A system of medicine based on the application of scientific method
Unconventional medical practices that are used together with conventional one
What is a placebo effect?
It's a drug that people received when they are testing
What is the key ingredient to getting the most out of your medical care?
What is a cannabis?